FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 6, 2003
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Werner Fornos,
president of The Population Institute, will speak at Birmingham-Southern
College on Tuesday,
Oct. 14, at 4:30 p.m. in the Norton Campus Center Theatre.
\ An internationally recognized expert
on global population issues, Fornos' presentation
will be entitled “Gaining People, Losing Ground.” Fornos was
recently named winner of the 2003 United Nations Population Award. He is
only the third
American to win the award since its inception in 1982.
The Population Institute is an international, educational, non-profit
organization that seeks to reduce excessive population growth and
to achieve a world population
in balance with a healthy global environment and resource base. Established
in 1969, the institute, with members in 172 countries, is headquartered on
Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.